Concern about responsibilities of national security minister

Jul 25, 2017

Q. Are you concerned or not concerned that the minister, Peter Dutton, will have responsibility for all of these security services? 

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote Other
Total concerned 45%   57% 36% 69% 37%
Total not concerned 35%   28% 49% 13% 42%
Very concerned 17%   25% 8% 36% 14%
Somewhat concerned 28%   32% 28% 33% 23%
Not very concerned 24%   22% 32% 11% 24%
Not at all concerned. 11%   6% 17% 2% 18%
Don’t know 20%   15% 15% 19% 22%

 45% say they are concerned that the minister, Peter Dutton, will have responsibility for all of the security services and 35% are not concerned.

Those more likely to be concerned were Labor voters (57%) and Greens voters (69%).

Those more likely to be not concerned were Liberal/National voters (49%), and aged 65+ (50%).

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